Thermaltake was founded in 1999 and their company
began with a strong emphasis upon manufacturing
and marketing processor heat sink and fan assemblies
(HSF's), along with computer case accessories. Flash
to the year 2005 and Thermaltake is globally renowned
for the production of numerous computer cases, power
supplies, and liquid cooling solutions.
The global self-owned brand
of Tt Thermaltake was created in 1999, with the
American branch of the company created at the same
time. Some of their huge successes include the world's
first turbine cooler, known as the "Golden
Orb", followed by the "Volcano 7".
They introduced the first iteration of the XaserII
chassis in 2002. During 2003 Thermaltake brought
into the marketplace the robust PurePower series
of power supplies, and continued improvements on
their water cooling solutions. A banner year was
reported during 2004 for Thermaltake, as they restructured
the company because of the pressures of global market
scaling. One addition to their lineup during 2004
included the heralded Tsunami chassis. One thing
as a consumer you can always expect from Thermaltake,
is a continued excellence in design integrity, style,
In 2005 another of Thermaltake's
innovative products entered the retail scene, in
the form of a well thought out modular power supply.
PurePower PST 520W
series was introduced, and is totally compliant
with published ATX 12v 2.0 version standards. The
Power Station 520W PSU consists of the 5.25 inch
P.S.T. (Power Station) that fits into an available
5 1/4 inch drive bay, and includes a mini-P.S.T.
for connection of low power accessories such as
case lights, fans, etc. The only connections that
are made to the parent power supply are an 8-pin
power connector which reaches from the power supply
to the 5 1/4 inch Power Station, and dual connections
are inherent for the 6-pin PCI Express power connectors
on the back of the PSU itself.